In a vibrant display of creativity and teamwork, the children of St Nicholas OOSH Wallsend emerged victorious in the Hunter Valley Gardens’ Story Pole competition. Their spring-themed story pole, bursting with color and life, captured the hearts of visitors and showcased the children’s autonomy, diverse inspirations, and exceptional artistic talents.
Guided by their dedicated educators, the young artists at St Nicholas OOSH Wallsend worked collaboratively, pooling their imaginative ideas to craft a masterpiece that stood out among the competition. This collaborative effort not only celebrated teamwork but also highlighted the importance of nurturing individual creativity.
As the winners, St Nicholas OOSH Wallsend earned a well-deserved day out at Hunter Valley Gardens, promising them exciting activities like aqua golf, putt-putt and a special picnic. Their victory was further celebrated as their masterpiece adorned the Hunter Valley Gardens’ Amaze & Play in the Garden event, allowing thousands of visitors to admire their talent.
This achievement goes beyond a mere competition win. It is a testament to the encouraging environment provided by St Nicholas OOSH Wallsend. Through this experience, the children not only gained recognition for their artistic talents but also learned the value of collaboration, imagination, and self-expression—essential skills that will shape their future endeavors and endeavors.